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We are offering you the opportunity to attend ‘First Aid for Mental Health Training’ with one of our qualified instructors.

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. This training will be in person and will be offered at The Council Offices in Shepton Mallet. We are offering 2 training courses.

Mental Health Awareness - FAA Level 1 Award

This ½-day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

Cost: £50 per person excluding VAT

Duration: 4 hours

Capacity: 16 people maximum

First Aid for Mental Health Supervising - FAA Level 3 Award

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

Cost: £160 per person excluding VAT

Duration: 2 days

Capacity: 16 people maximum


  • All learners will need to bring an ID to the training
  • All learners will receive a hard copy of the book relevant to their course on the day
  • Assessment will take place on the day/days of training
  • All learners who pass the assessment will receive an electronic certificate following the training and Level 3 learners will also receive an e-badge that they can add to their e-signature
  • All qualifications are valid for 3 years


Dates for Level 1 Training.

  • Tuesday 31 October

Dates for Level 3 Training.

Please email for information on available dates.

Please note that we may be able to offer bespoke training sessions for businesses that wish to have a training session for 10-12 employees at the same time. Please contact the Business Hub directly for more details.

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To sign up for either course please complete the online form:

Last reviewed: October 12, 2023 by Keir

Next review due: April 12, 2024

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